Resources for Refugees and Asylum-Seekers
If you are a newly arriving refugee or asylum-seeker in Orange County, we can help you! Your first step is to register.
If you need help filling out the form, contact Viola at 714.886.0194 or ViolaW@vorservices.org
FALL 2020 PROGRAMS & SERVICES
Improve your English ability with engaging teachers in groups sorted by ability (based on placement test). This class is free, but you are responsible for the cost of materials ($20 for textbook,workbook, and online resources). Scholarships are available to those with demonstrated need.
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays
11:30AM to 1:00PM
This is a time to get your questions answered. The group will explore questions such as “Where can we find peace in life?” “How can we find true freedom?” “What does God expect of me?” No matter your background, you’re welcome to join! Groups are women-only and men-only.
7:00PM – 8:30PM
Is your child falling behind in his or her classes at school? Would you like special attention to help your child improve his or her skills in Reading, Math, or other subjects? Register for weekly 1-hour tutoring for practicing skills and building confidence in a chosen school subject (K-12).
Mondays or Tuesdays
5:30PM – 6:30PM
Do you want to get promoted at work, communicate better with your child’s teacher, or make shopping or other appointments easier? Improve your English with experienced speakers in a relaxed and informal group setting. This course is for those with moderate English speaking ability.
7:00PM to 8:30PM
Are you in the process of applying for U.S. citizenship? In this class, a teacher will go through the information and topics on the citizenship test and provide practice interviews so that you can feel more prepared and confident when you arrive at your appointment with a USCIS officer.
Mondays 7:00PM to 8:30PM
Thursdays 11:30AM to 1:00PM
This is a place where your child or teen can make new friends, enjoy fun activities online, practice social skills, and build important character skills to do well at school! Volunteers will lead students divided into smaller groups by their grade levels (K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12).
7:00PM to 8:30PM
Do your children enjoy movies? Now they can join their friends to watch one of three movies depending on their age. (under 7, under 14, and under 18). After the movies, the teen groups will have a time to discuss themes in the movie with their friends and Club leaders to help prepare them to live in the real world.
2nd and 4th Friday Each Month
7:00PM to 9:00PM